Fish With Parsley Sauce

"Also known in Mexico as Pescado al Perejil. Variation found in Extending the Table. Posted for Zaar World Tour 3."
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  • In blender whirl parsley, cilantro, water, lemon juice and garlic. Set aside.
  • Wash and dry fish fillets then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Heat margarine or oil in a frying pan.
  • Add onion, celery and bay leaf and saute until onion is transparent.
  • Fry fish fillets about 5 minutes per side over low or medium heat.
  • Pour parsley sauce over fish and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • NOTE: for a more mild sauce replace cilantro with another 1/2 cup fresh parsley.

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  1. Thank you for sharing this easy to prepare dish, we both loved it and i will make it again
  2. An excellent recipe. I used fresh frozen snapper filets. Easy to prepare.


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